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CONFIDENTIALLY, PRIVACY, AND SECURITY Crystal Ponder HS420 Unit 8 assignment Purdue University Global
WHAT IS AN EHR? An electronic health records (EHR) and electronic medical records (EMR) is a systematized collection of patient’=s information electronically stored in digital formats Patient records are shared across different healthcare settings through network connect information systems or other information networks and exchanges EHRs include a range of vital data like demographics, medications, medical history radiology, laboratory test results, billing information, age, sex, and weight All in one cohesive system
EHR IMPROVES PATIENT’S QUALITY OF CARE Provides healthcare professionals with information in digital formats View and print graphs of values on patients like weight, cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and tracking over time Decreasing human errors from unreadable handwriting Systems that catch errors Allows medical data to be accessible, decreasing duplicated exams, decreases interruptions in patient cures, provides education tools and improves in decision making process
WHAT IS HIPA A? Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 in the United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-SA
WHAT IS HIPPA? Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 HIPPA ensures nationwide protection on patient’s confidentiality and security on electronic health records systems and standards Establishes standards for electronic transmissions of health information
HIPPA RULES Reduce administrative burdens Keeps cost in healthcare Provide continue health coverage for patients that lose or change jobs
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